Chemrec AB

Chemrec named GoingGreen Silicon Valley Top 100 Winner

Pressmeddelande   •   Okt 08, 2010 11:34 CEST

Chemrec, provider of a unique gasification technology used in pulp- and paper mills to produce sustainable, low-carbon fuels, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Top 100 winners. Chemrec was selected by AlwaysOn industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

Inclusion in the GoingGreen Silicon Valley Top 100 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players.

“The GoingGreen Silicon Valley Top 100 winners have thrived during trying economic conditions through innovation and creativity,” said Weston McBride, greentech editor at AlwaysOn. “It is by their example that the next generation of clean technologies will transform the global economy with more robust systems primed for sustained growth.”

Selected from amongst thousands

The GoingGreen Silicon Valley 100 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international greentech technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and greentech industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2010 list.

“Our gasification technology can transform the pulp- and paper industry to biorefineries, providing the world with sustainable motor fuels reducing green house gas emissions with 95%,” said Max Jonsson, CEO Chemrec. “We are pleased to receive this recognition by AlwaysOn.”

A full list of all the AlwaysOn GoingGreen 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at:

Chemrec and the GoingGreen Silicon Valley 100 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s fourth annual GoingGreen Silicon Valley Event on October 12th, 2010, at the Presidio’s Golden Gate Club in San Francisco, CA. This two-and-a-half-day executive event features CEO presentations and high-level debates on the most promising emerging green technologies and new entrepreneurial opportunities

For more information, please contact Patrik Löwnertz, VP Marketing & Sales, Chemrec

Phone +46 8 440 40 67 or

Om Chemrec

Chemrec AB is a Swedish company providing technology for black liquor gasification which integrated in pulp mills provides the opportunity to produce large quantities of renewable motor fuels or electricity from biomass. The technology has potential to globally provide motor fuels equivalent to over 45 billion litres/year of gasoline (12 billion gallons/year). Chemrec owners are VantagePoint Venture Partners, Volvo Technology Transfer, Environmental Technologies Fund and Nykomb Synergetics. For more information, see